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hall and cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington is there with details. >> reporter: before that hearing, some supporters of mirkarimi met on the steps of city hall saying reinstate ross now and his wife is expected to join them and will be at her husband's side during the hearing. many believe his dispute with his wife doesn't affect his ability to do his job. many domestic violence victims advocates say there is a big conflict of interest here. somebody on probation for domestic violence should not be leading the sheriff's department. the case has played out for months at city hall and today, we should know whether or not mirkarimi will keep his job. he was suspended without pay after pleading guilty to misdemeanor false imprisonment. his wife was bruised by the sheriff during an argument. mayor lee says he is not fit for office and tried to remove him. he testified before an etician commission that determined the sheriff was guilty of official misconduct. today at 2:00 the board of supervisors will meet and will hear from the ethics commission, from the mayor, from mirkarimi's lawyer and fr
of people may have been exposed to the disease. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning, everybody. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. mitt romney continues tone joy a polling boost from his strong debate performance. the obama campaign reveals a new commercial today focusing on romney's pledge to cut funding for public broadcasting. both candidates head to the heartland. tara is in washington with more on all of this. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning to you. negative ads are blanketing the airwaves in those key swing states, including one featuring big bird, which ridicules mitt romney after he said it's not worth borrowing money from china to fund among other things pbs. today both candidates are back out there burning up the campaign trail. president obama is urging supporters to get almost obsessive about his re-election. >> so i need you in this election the next 29 days. we cannot afford to be complacent. >> reporter: the president wrapped up a california fundraising blitz in san francisco. he asked donors to send e-mails and make phone calls to people in swing s
case will cost the suspended sheriff his job. cbs 5 reporter joe vazquez has been monitoring the testimony. joe. >> reporter: this hearing is going into its fourth hour now and they are expecting some decision within the next few hours. >> reporter: as suspended sheriff ross mirkarimi and his wife looked on the board of supervisors special hearing began with the formal decision from the ethics commission. chairman ben hur told the supervisors how after nine hearings over 5.5 months, a majority of his commission thought mirkarimi was guilty of official misconduct for bruising his wife's arm after an argument on new year's eve before he took the oath of office but hur made it clear he disagreed with his colleagues. >> i think the conduct was morally inappropriate. i think it was wrongful. but there must, i think, be a line between official misconduct and personal misconduct. and i could not find a principled way to make that distinction based on the arguments suggested by the mayor and ultimately the decision made by the majority. >> reporter: next the mayors and sheriff's lawy
? neighbors? >> they're my heroes! (laughs) captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. as of today we are down to the final four weeks of the presidential campaign. the focus is narrowing, not just to the nine battleground states but to one in particular-- ohio, which could tip the balance on election night. first the big picture. nationally, the latest gallup poll shows mitt romney leading president obama 49% to 47%. that spread is within the margin of error, so it's essentially a tie. in ohio, new polling today shows this: pollster a.r.g. has romney up by one point, 48% to 47%. but a cnn poll has the president up by four, 51% to 47%. either way, it's an improvement for romney who was falling well behind in ohio until last week's debate. both candidates were in ohio today where this is the last day to register to vote. our campaign 2012 correspondents are there, too, and we'll go to nancy cordes with the obama campaign. >> reporter: scott, ohio is the grand prize for the obama campaign. they have 120 field offices here, the
, though. he is flying out of sfo early this morning. and cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is here in san francisco where the president has raised a lot of campaign cash. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this was president obama's last fundraising blitz here in the bay area. but a successful one. he is expected to take home about $2 million to his campaign. now, crowds greeted president obama's arrival at sfo yesterday. at his events he told bay area supporters to get, quote, almost obsessive about his re- election. he attended two fundraisers a private $20,000 a plate dinner and a concert at the graham auditorium. the president asked supporters to help him finish what he started four years ago and mr. obama roused the crowd with his own big bird jokes. >> finally somebody is cracking down on big bird. elmo has been seen in a white suburban, he is driving for the border. governor romney's plan is to let wall street run wild again but he is going to bring the hammer down on sesame street. >> reporter: now, these jokes started after governor romney promised cuts to unnecessary spend
to our viewers in the west. it is tuesday, october 9th, 2012. welcome to "cbs this morning." a new poll shows mitt romney now leads the presidential race after a 12-point turnaround in just one week. >>> jerry sandusky arrives in court to face sentencing, but he still insists he's innocent. >>> a skydiver gets ready to freefall 22 miles aat the speed of sound. ben affleck is here in studio 57. >>> we begin with a look at today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> in my heart i know i did not do these alleged, disgusting acts. >> jerry sandusky proclaims his innocence ahead of today's sentencing. >> former penn state assistant football coach was convicted in june of molesting ten boys over 15 years. >> reads a statement, denies the abuse, blames the victims and proclaims his love for his wife. >> they can take away my life. they can make me as a monster, they can treat mes a monster, but they can't take away my heart. >>> governor romney offering his severest critique yet on what he calls the the president's pattern of leading from behind. >> polls show mitt romney trailing by on
francisco. cate caugiran, cbs 5. >> thank you. >>> big bird has become the star of the new ad for president obama. here it is. >> it's me, big bird. >> big, yellow, a menace to our economy! mitt romney knows it's not wall street you have to worry about. >> sounds like a movie trailer. the obama campaign released this ad just this morning. it pokes a little more fun at mitt romney's pledge to cut funding for public tv. >>> mitt romney's poll numbers jumped after last week's presidential debate. a few research survey three weeks ago gave president obama an eight point lead among likely voters. now romney has taken a four- point lead in and you dated survey and is talking -- in an updated survey and is talking about foreign policy issues blasting the president on the middle east. >> it's clear that the risk of conflict in the region is higher now than when the president took office. it's time to change course in the middle east. that course should be organized around these bedroom principles: america must have confidence in our cause, clarity in our purpose, and resolve in our might. >> the o
francisco sheriff, board of supervisors voting on whether to remove him from office for good. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington in san francisco with more on what's at stake this morning. good morning. >>> reporter: good morning. this is going to be a huge decision because this could set the precedent for misconduct cases in the future. after nine months of hearings at city hall, we might find out today if ross mirkarimi keeps his job or is removed from office. he was elected last fall then suspended without pay by mayor ed lee shortly after being sworn in. he pleaded guilty to misdemeanor false imprisonment related to a domestic violence dispute with his wife. eliana lopez showed a neighbor her bruised arm in this video in when he grabbed her in an argument. he was sentenced to three years' probation, fined and a year of counseling. the mayor claims his guilty plea makes him unfit to hold office. meanwhile mayor lee is facing his own criticism accused of perjury. he testified he had not spoken to any of the 11 supervisors before suspending mirkarimi. a former board of supervisors candidate s
on the cbs evening news. >>> going back to the track, to the wall. and what happens here? he contends a fan reaches up and touches it. but richie garcia says no, it's a home run. >> oh, orioles fans, that was your frustration 16 years ago today when 12-year-old jeffrey meyer reached over that wall. we're going to have more coming up in a few minutes in sports. >> tonight, nats fans are feeling their own frustrations ahead of the city's first post season baseball game in 79 years. >> i'm matt jablow where people were hoping to buy tickets. some fans unable to attend tomorrow's 1:00 game. >> absolutely. >> after the announcement to major league baseball, which came yesterday afternoon. >> very difficult because he is waiting day by day. >> that tomorrow's game would start at 1:00. >> i wish it was at night. >> thousands of fans with tickets to the game have had to either give up their tickets or figure out a way to leave work. >> is there anything available for tomorrow? >> mike who owns his own electrical supply company is now hoping to buy tickets from an unlucky person unable to
and the governor is taking action to drive down the cost. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is in south san francisco right now where the average price, cate, of regular gas is well over 4.60 a gallon. >> reporter: that's right, michelle. actually it's the two stations nearby. one is at 4.79 a gallon the other across the street 4.99 for a gallon of regular. the governor is asking for the release of less expensive blends. the early release will bring up gas supplies 8 to 10%. experts say it could drop gas prices about 15 to 20 cents per gallon of regular but it could still take a week before we see any changes. according to the aaa, gas prices are at record highs in san francisco. we're look at $4.73 for a gavel regular in san jose and oakland. it's $4.67. our state supplies were cut short after the chevron refinery fire in august and a power failure that knocked out an exxon refinery southern california. >> california runs a tight supply and demand balance because we use different blends of gas than the rest of the country so if anything goes wrong we can't get more parts of gas from other parts of
head of a special forces team in libya. he told cbs news that his request for beefed up security was rejected in washington. the man who made the call to reject the extra security, undersecretary of state management, patrick kennedy who held the job since 2007. after the attack kennedy privately briefed house and senate staffers told them the attack appeared to be sophisticated involving light and heavy weapons. four days after that briefing, u.s. ambassador to the u.n. susan rice took to five different sunday talk shows to say it was not a planned attack. it was another three days after that, before any senior u.s. official publicly stated that the benghazi incident was indeed a terrorist attack. >> americans deserve the truth on what happened. and so i think what you're going to find is these bits and pieces are going to come out. again i think we're both troubled by some of the things we saw and unfold. >> reporter: the house oversight committee hearing on the benghazi attacks gets underway tomorrow at noon. a lot of people will be watching, martha. martha: there is sort of a
's it for us. the cbs evening news is next. >> and derek is back at 7:00. good night.
. susan, cbs news, columbus, ohio. >> but don't worry, soon enough the candidates will be back in virginia as well. >>> there's a new report that says pro and antigambling forces are spent more money on their ad campaign that was spent on the entire maryland governor's race. voters will go to the polls in november to decide whether or not they want to expand gambling in the free state. the baltimore sun reports, more than $35 million has been spent so far on that issue alone and that is more money in the total outlay of the martin o'malley, robert ehrlich campaigns in 2006. penn national is fighting a proposal to develop a casino at prince georges county. >>> more problems tonight for the former d.c. council chair, kwame brown. kwame, or should i say, mr. brown has been placed under curfew and ordered to make weekly visits with court officials. that court order comes earlier today. brown resigned last june after pleading not guilty to bank fraud and a campaign violence. he is not putting himself in the best position ahead of his sentencing and warned him not to tempt fate. and
. authorities are reviewing the tape to see if more arrests need to be made. for cbs this morning, terrell brown, new york. >>> 15-year-old max was celebrating his birthday when he captured the video of that fight and his mom says this is one birthday he'll never forget. lesli. >> no doubt about that. with just one month until election day, mitt romney is hoping his view on foreign policy will connect with those undecided voters out there. the republican presidential candidate told voters at the virginia military institute he will strengthen america's defense as commander in chief. and that president obama has failed to lead on the world stage, especially in the middle east. the obama campaign is already pushing back with a new ad, highlighting some of romney's foreign policy missteps. >> even republican experts said romney's remarks were the worst possible reaction to what happened. >> it's clear the risk of conflict in the region is higher now than when the president took office. need help defending them. >> polls show voters favor obama. dedicating a national monument to latino labor lead
into custody, but authorities are reviewing the tape to see if more arrests need to be made. for cbs this morning, new york. >> a rough outing indeed. 15-year-old max was actually celebrating his own birthday when he captured the video of that fight. his mama says this is one birthday he will never forget. >> it's just hard to fathom. the cops are there and they still keep brawling. doesn't seem like it would be time. >> beverages. >> beverages are always at the root of most brawls. >> yeah. >> in my family anyway. >>> a 55 today. that's the average high for this thanksgiving. >> it was chilly. >> it was like november. it is still chilly out there now, exactly. we're looking at kind of november like day tomorrow and then we improve the rest of the week. a live look outside. our michael and son weather cam. churches are truly low -- temperatures are still low 50s downtown. dew point in the mid-40s. the winds are still north/northeast at 10. there will be an easterly component to this wind through tomorrow. these low clouds will be hard to shake, especially south and east of town. late
. romney saying among the cuts he would make, funding to cbs. would make to bring down the deficit, funding pbs. >> bernie madoff. ken lay. dennis kozlowski. criminals. gluttons of greed. and the evil genius who towered over them? one man has the guts to speak his name. >> big bird. big bird. big bird. >> reporter: "sesame street" now asking the obama campaign not to use the ad saying they don't endorse candidates. today a big bird banner over a romney rally. and singer will.i.am warming up an ohio crowd tonight with a familiar theme song. ♪ can you tell me how to get how to get to "sesame street." >> and the president talking elmo on the stump. >> governor romney plans to let wall street run wild but he'll bring the hammer down on "sesame street." >> reporter: the president here in ohio tonight, the same time as mitt romney underscoring just how crucial this battleground will be. no republicans won the white house without, diane, as we all know without ohio, diane, without you too and we learned that governor romney will be spending four days of this week alone right here in ohio, where
in tripoli who told cbs that the officials pulled his team from tripoli just a few weeks before the assault as other staffers voiced concerns of security gaps. >> last night, the state department spokesman released a statement claiming that the security team in libya had nothing to do with the attack in benghazi and said the departure of the security support team had no impact whatever on the total number of fully trained american security personnel in libya overall or in benghazi specifically. the attack last month in that city killed four americans including the u.s. ambassador to libya, chris stevens. catherine has the news from washington, dc, this afternoon. catherine? >>reporter: well, this 51-page report shows the u.s. mission in libya documented 230 security-related incidents over a one-year period between june 2011 and ending two months before the murder of the ambassador and americans, more than an indent every day in the country. today at the state department briefing, a spokesman was pushed to explain whether security was, in fact, pulled back. >> i am not going to go into all o
9news cast, hit cbs shows or n.f.l. football. really important and exciting stuff for us here at the station. >> happy about that for sure. >> did thanks, jess. >>> -- >> thanks, jess. >>> time 6:07. still ahead, highlights or maybe low lights when talking about the nats-cards game. things are looking promising when it comes to rg3 following his concussion on sunday. >> we're marking 19 years of buddy check 9 when we return. >>> i will be a five-year breast cancer survivor on october 17. i'm producer of the d.c. expedition which is a series of large-scale portraits of young women surviving breast cancer shot by fashion photographer david jay. buddy check is important because women must be their own best advocate in their breast health. i want to congratulate andrea for 19 years of supporting women before, during and after breast cancer. thank you. >>> we may see an early shower today. we should see drying this afternoon. midday temps with clouds around 55 at noon. we'll see a sunnier finish to the day. high temperature around 60. >>> thank you, howard. work continues on a seri
supporters right up to election day. susan, cbs news, columbus, ohio. >> and by the way, ohio voters have accurately picked the winning presidential candidate in the last 12 elections. derek. >>> coming up, sky dive aboarded. find out why an extreme athlete cancels that effort and he does it at the last second. >>> we are tracking another cold front. we'll tell you what that means for your morning commute and the nats game tomorrow afternoon. >>> and i'm scott broom live in montgomery county. investigating the tragic death of a mentally ill man after he was hit by police pepper spray and why neighbors are asking questions about the group home where he lived. >>> that man who died after being pepper sprayed by police in montgomery county yesterday, turns out he was a mentally ill resident of a group home. >> tonight, neighbors of the group home say the tragic incident is just the last straw. they say two such homes in the neighborhood on taylor shop place are a problem that need to be addressed. scott broom is live in montgomery county with more. scott. >> well, first let's do the invest
for remnants of ancient earth cultures. that's your eye on entertainment. teresa garcia, cbs news, los angeles. >>> thank you for keeping your eye on 9news now at 6:00 a.m. good morning. i'm andrea roane. it's october 9, bud chi check 9 -- buddy check 9 day. we're marking the 19th anniversary of this health initiative at the station. >> i'm mike hydeck. good morning. good morning, monika samtani. >> we're all in the pink. >> howard is in the pink. the weather is a little damp, though. >> it's going to get much better this afternoon. we'll get rid of the showers this morning. nice this afternoon, late this afternoon. then a pretty good stretch of weather starting tomorrow right through the weekend.
security team commander is telling cbs news. he says u.s. officials pulled his 16-member team from tripoli a few weeks before that assault as other staffers voiced concerns about potential gaps in security. here is how the commander summed it up. quote, i felt like we were being asked to play the piano with two fingers. that attack last month in benghazi killed four americans, including our ambassador, chris stevens. james rosen is live in d.c i'm curious, has anybody else said yeah, we were looking for more security. instead, they pulled security out? >> the chairman of the house intelligence committee told me that is his understanding as well. multiple investigations are now underway from the f.b.i. agents on the ground in libya to the state departments internal' view board, to lawmakers pressing for answers. >> we've requested c.i.a. cables. we've requested the department of -- excuse me. department of state cables that relate to this security of the facility as would relate to issues of my committee, and they've been a little slow in cooperating thus far. >> wednesday will mark the fir
. there is a growing debate over a recent speech from the chief foreign affairs course cents from cbs news. laura logan has reported from some of the most dangerous places in the world. she stunned a chicago crowd with her stark assessment of america's place in the world and the real story as she sees it with the war in afghanistan and the consulate attack in libya. saying in part, quote, there is a narrative coming out of washington. they are just a poor moderate gentler kinder taliban. it's such nonsense. on libya she says, quote, exact revenge and let the world know the united states will not be attacked on its own soil. its ambassadors will not be murdered and the united states will not stand by and do nothing about it. she actually came right out and used the term "lie" when speak being the administration talking about certain situations overseas. pell we'll speak with leslie marshall and ben ferguson. she came out and let loose. she said, i chose this topic to talk about the taliban and al qaeda in afghanistan among others because she says i can't stand that there is a major lie being prop gate.
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